Subtrochanteric Hip Fractures Treatment

Subtrochanteric fractures are the most painful and challenging hip fractures patients across all ages suffer. Though rare and account for only 10% of cases, they can be a nightmare for people suffering from potential complications, less propensity to heal, and a long recovery road. These agonizing fractures can happen due to both high-energy and low-energy […]

Knock Knee Causes Symptoms & Treatments

Do your ankles come together when you try to bring in your knee while standing? They must and they do in most cases – when the inner knees connect, the ankles are bound to close in too. However, in some cases, the knees tend to cave inwards, and they meet earlier than the ankles, preventing […]

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury Treatment

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is responsible for the stability of the knee joint. It is located on the inside of the knee and connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone. (tibia). An MCL injury can be caused by rapid twisting or direct contact with the ligament. Let us look into the therapies […]

How Common Is Bilateral Hip Replacement Surgery?

Bilateral Hip replacement surgery also referred to as double Hip replacement surgery is a surgical intervention that involves the replacement of both hip joints with prosthetic implants. This procedure is commonly recommended for patients who suffer from severe arthritis or other joint conditions that result in pain, stiffness, and difficulty in movement. Although the surgery […]

Knee Extensor Mechanism Injuries | Dr Niraj Vora

Damage to the knee’s extensor mechanism is a very common and frequent form of injury. These injuries happen when the quads tendons, patellar tendons, and retinaculum, which make up the extensor system of the knee, are ripped or twisted exceeding their natural range of movement. These injuries can lie anywhere in the spectrum of severity […]

Avascular Necrosis Causes and Treatment

It is hard to imagine bone as a living tissue as it is. Made by osteoblasts, bone is as much a living tissue as any other tissue in the body. And just like any other body organ, a lack of blood supply can lead to the death of bone which is called Avascular Necrosis. When […]

Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia

Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy, also called Ganz Osteotomy is a challenging orthopaedic procedure performed in cases of hip dysplasia which is one of the most common hip disorders. What is hip dysplasia and how is Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy performed to treat this disorder? With the inputs from the top hip replacement surgeon in Mumbai, Dr Niraj […]

Bipartite Patella Symptoms Causes and Treatment

The kneecap (Patella), at birth is a combination of two separate bones which eventually fuse at birth to become a single unit. Bipartite Patella is a congenital knee condition where these two bones in the knee cap don’t fuse. It is a rare condition that affects only 1-2% of the population and is often only […]

Chondromalacia Patella Causes & Treatment

Commonly called “runners’ knee”, Chondromalacia Patellae (CMP) is one of the leading causes of knee cap pain in younger people. The pain is caused due to irritation of the patella when it tends to rub against the knee joint resulting in tenderness and pain in and around the knee joint area. This condition is relatively […]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in Female Athletes

Often called runner’s knee or jumper’s knee, Patellofemoral pain syndrome is characterised by pain experienced at the front of the knee and in the area around the knee cap. This pain originates in the soft tissues (tendons & Synovial tissue) due to the breakdown of the articular cartilage which over time leads to inflammation of […]